About

I'm a fourth-year Ph.D. student in the Department of Chinese Language and Literature at Peking University. My research centers on semantics, pragmatics, and their interfaces. I am currently working on the meaning and structure of biased polar questions in Chinese, and I'm also interested in polarity items and negatives cross-linguistically.

Please contact me at shumianye at gmail dot com.

Recent & Upcoming

  • Negated disjunctions in Mandarin revisited

April 2020. Second Tsinghua Interdisciplinary Workshop on Logic, Language, and Meaning, Tsinghua University.


  • Monopolarity and question bias: A-not-A questions in Mandarin Chinese

January 2020. From T to C: Grammatical Representation of Tense and Speech Acts, Vietnam Institute of Linguistics.